Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide building enclosure consulting services for the adoptive re-use building that is located at 6317 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
The project included a conversion of an existing 66,044 SF 6-story office building into a hotel. The building has a basement utilized for parking. The ground floor provides additional parking and houses a lounge, office, and reception area. The second floor consists of a lounge area, offices, laundry facility, commercial kitchen, and some guest rooms. Floors two through six house 74 guest rooms. The existing rooftop mechanical penthouses were re-purposed for storage uses and a hospitality suite. A new pool deck was constructed on a new structural deck located above the existing roof. The new pool deck accommodates a pool and new rooftop structure for a commercial kitchen, restrooms and a bar. The project was applying to be LEED certified.
ABBAE provided building enclosure consulting services that included the preparation of plans, full details and specifications. ABBAE also provided consultation services for the Design Development, Construction Document and Construction Administration phases of the project.